Year 11 blog

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Past students offer their advice to Year 11

    • Results Day 2016
Watch the video to see  past students offer their advice to Year 11

Why and how are GCSEs, AS and A levels changing?

    • New grading structure
Mr Knowles explains some of the changes taking place to England's exam system. GCSEs and A levels in England are being reformed, to match the best systems in the world and keep pace with universities’ and employers’ demands. GCSE content will be more challenging but still suitable for all abilities GCSEs…

Leadership training for our prefects

    • Prefect training
On 26 September 2016 the Year 10 and 11 prefects took part in a leadership training day at the Co-op headquarters based at Angel Square, Manchester.  This highly interactive day was packed with team building and leadership activities which gave the prefects a chance to demonstrate their skills and show how they…

Results day: students celebrate exam success

    • Results Day 2016
This summer has seen another fantastic set of GCSE and Post 16 results for CAM students.  Although the CAM Sixth Form is small, the A level results this year have been superb with 33% of students achieving A*, 83% achieving A*/A and 100% achieving A*-E grades.  These results are significantly higher…

Year 11 celebrate 5 years at CAM at their Prom

    • Year 11 Prom 2016
Our Year 11 students looked stunning for their Prom on Friday 8 July at the Mercure Hotel Norton Grange. Congratulations to Katrina and Cameron, voted the Prom Queen and Prom King by their peers. Please do have a look at our photo gallery - https://flic.kr/s/aHskzLATpA 

GCSE PE Mountain Biking

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Academy Life - spring 2016 magazine out now

    • Spring 2016 Newsletter cover
Click here to read our latest newsletter in a web viewer. In this edition: Photos from our fantastic academy production of Hairspray Gold! Our careers education recognised with a gold award. We celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight and more Alternatively find a downloadable version on our website here.

Year 11 poised for success on mock results day

    • Mock results day 2016
With only 194 days to go until Year 11 collect their real GCSE Results, the academy held a mock results day in February where students received grades from their recent mock exams. The event helped students prepare for opening their envelopes in August, with one key difference; they still have time…

The Co-operative Group supports our prefect training scheme

    • Prefect training 2015
A large number of Year 11 students applied to become our new cohort of prefects, and in September Mr Brice, Ms Thistlethwaite and Ms O’Connor took those students to undertake leadership training. The training was kindly hosted and supported by our sponsors, The Co-operative Group, at their headquarters 1 Angel Square. …

Ms Thistlethwaite's Blog, June 2015

    • Year 11 Leavers 2015
I would like to thanks all Year 11 students, parents and staff for a fantastic year! Year 11 have finished their GCSE examinations – They tried so hard to achieve their full potential – I am sure they will.  Their dedication to their studies has been excellent to see. I look…

End of term letter from the Principal

    • meet the new principal
Academy Principal Mr Brice has written and end of term letter to parents and carers, and this is available below.

Flexible Learning Morning round-up

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In the last week of each half term, we take a break from our normal schedule for a ‘Flexible Learning Morning’. These mornings give our students opportunities to look at topics related to Citizenship and Personal, Social & Health Education which might not fit into their usual subjects. These topics also…

Miss Thistlethwaite’ s blog, October 2014

    • Prefect Training
Dear Parent/Carer, I would like to take this opportunity to let you know that Year 11 have had a fantastic start to the year on the whole. There is a new behaviour system in place this year which is working and enabling students to make their own choice of what behaviours…

College Open Days

    • Choices
Mrs Godfrey, our Academy Careers Advisor, has put together a list of upcoming college open days - download below.  For more information please speak to Mrs Godfrey or visit the careers pages on this website.

Meet Miss Thistlethwaite

    • Work Experience 2014
Dear Parents/Carers, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce/reintroduce myself as the Learning and Pastoral Support Officer for Year 11.  I worked with the majority of the students when they were in Year 8.  Therefore, I have already built some good relationships with them. In Year 11 I expect…